Fairy Slipper Orchid
Also known as
Calypso Orchid, Calypso Orchid, calypso orchid, Venus's slipper, fairy slipper orchid, Calypso and fairy slipper
How to care for Fairy Slipper Orchid
Fairy Slipper Orchid needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Fairy Slipper Orchid may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fairy Slipper Orchid after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.